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A Whole New Position on Sex, Pt. 3

It says to “rejoice in the wife of your youth.” Sounds good, right? Well, it is…but let’s put it in context: you don’t rejoice in somebody if you think you’re clearly better than them. 3,000 years ago gender equality wasn’t even on the radar. This was a pretty revolutionary thought. There was a lot of […]

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A whole new position on sex pt. 1

Proverbs holds a view of romance, marriage, and sex that was counter-cultural back then, and it’s counter-cultural now. In Proverbs, the highest possible value is placed on faithfulness and friendship in marriage. I’m not entirely sure those are the leading ideas in culture at large today. The danger of sexual temptation Keep in mind that […]

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Misplaced Beauty

There’s a brilliant guy who figured out how to make indoor clouds. That’s an impressive trick! Apparently, with the right mixture of temperature, humidity and light you can make clouds appear just about anywhere. The images of something floating around where common logic dictates that it doesn’t belong strikes me as incredibly inspiring. I want […]

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An Unfinished Sentence

It’s Open-Ended The book of Proverbs is like an unfinished sentence. All the books in the Old Testament are incomplete…they could only point to Jesus who is the completion. The big gap in Proverbs is that it tells us where we are and where we should be, but it doesn’t really tell us how to […]

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